Clinical usefulness of laser-evoked potentials

  title={Clinical usefulness of laser-evoked potentials},
  author={R. D. Treede and J. Lorenz and U. Baumg{\"a}rtner},
  journal={Neurophysiologie Clinique/Clinical Neurophysiology},
In contrast to the function of the visual or auditory pathways which are electrophysiologically accessible by visual or auditory evoked potentials, the somatosensory pathway cannot be investigated as a whole by conventional somatosensory evoked potentials (SEP), because these only reflect function of large fibers, dorsal columns, medial lemniscus and their thalamo-cortical projections mediating sensations like touch and vibration. The other half of the somatosensory system, signaling… CONTINUE READING
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